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Record #: O2018-923   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 2/28/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 9-68 by adding new Section 9-68-035 to establish educational parking permit program
Sponsors: Lopez, Raymond A., Foulkes, Toni, Sadlowski Garza, Susan
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 68 Restricted Parking-Permits & Regulations
Attachments: 1. O2018-923.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Chapter^i^of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 9'61 002, as follows:

9-68-035 Educational Parking Permits.
An educational parking permit program (for purposes of this section, "Program") is hereby established, whereby school employees may legally park on streets adjacent to the school where they are employed during school hours.
If a school has off-street parking for less than eighty percent of its employees, it may petition the alderman of the ward in which it is located for an educational permit parking area (for purposes of this section, "Program Area"). If the threshold is met, the alderman may consult with the Commissioner of Transportation to determine what streets adjacent to the school can be purposed as an educational permit parking area for its employees to park. In determining whether to create an educational permit parking area, and the size of the area, the Commissioner may consider the amount of off-street parking the permit has, the availability of on-street parking, the use and zoning of the adjacent properties, and the distance of the school to public transportation.
The operation of the Program shall be 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on school days. During the days and times that the program is in effect, parking on streets within the marked Program Area shall be restricted to vehicles bearing the educational parking permit issued in accordance with subsection (e) of this ordinance.
Upon the posting of appropriate signs within the Program Area, that area shall be deemed, during the days and times that the Program is in effect, an officially designated and marked "tow zone" for purposes of Section 9-92-030(f) of the Code. Any vehicle parked within the Program Area during the days and times that the Program is in effect, and which does not bear a Program Area parking permit issued in accordance with subsection (e) of this section shall be ...

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